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Trevorite Mineral Data

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General Trevorite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NiFe+++2O4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 231.86 gm
   Magnesium   0.42 %  Mg    0.70 % MgO
   Aluminum    0.12 %  Al    0.22 % Al2O3
   Iron       55.16 %  Fe    9.30 % FeO / 68.53 % Fe2O3
   Nickel     16.71 %  Ni   21.26 % NiO
   Oxygen     27.60 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni0.66Fe2+0.3Mg0.04Fe3+1.99Al0.01O4
Help on Environment: Environment: In a small tabular body of nickeliferous serpentinite, probably a contact deposit, along the junction of quartzite and an ultramafic intrusive.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1921
Help on Locality: Locality: Found three km west of the Scotia talc mine, Bon Accord area, Barberton, Transvaal, South Africa. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Major Tudor Gruffydd Trevor, mining inspector for the Pretoria District, Transvaal, South Africa.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Trevorite + Pronunciation Say TREVORITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 67846
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